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De-Stress with 30 Minutes of Relaxing Visuals from Director Hayao Miyazaki

What does it mean to describe something as relaxing? Most of us would agree that a relaxing thing is one that quiets both mind and body. There’s scientific evidence to support the stress-relieving, restorative effects of spending time in nature. Even go-go-go city slickers with a hankering for excitement and adventure tend to understand the concept of “relaxing” as something slow-paced and surprise-free. HBO Max is touting its collection of animation master Hayao Miyazaki‘s films with 30...
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New York – Douglas Gordon at Eva Presenhuber Through December 15th, 2019

Douglas Gordon, Happy Birthday to Me (2008-ongoing), via Eva Presenhuber Presenting a range of works continuing his interest in cinema and the collective memory, the construction of images on the screen and in our heads, artist Douglas Gordon returns to Eva Presenhuber in New York City with a selection of works centered around his ongoing […]
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The evolutionary mystery of gigantic human brains (ars technica)

Modern art, eh? (credit: National Gallery) In the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a work that’s simply a list of names: every person the artist, Douglas Gordon, can remember meeting in his life. The list pours on and on in interminable columns, down a corridor and across walls that are multiple storeys high. It's dizzying, yet far from complete, since Gordon is only 52 years old. The list is an abstract idea about humans made concrete in black paint: we are an intensely, bewildering...
Tags: News, Gordon, Cathleen O'Grady, National Gallery of Modern Art, Douglas Gordon

Glasgow School of Art: Ash to Art

In May 2014 The Glasgow School of Art’s Garnethill campus suffered a fire that caused significant damage, including the loss of the celebrated Mackintosh Library. After seeing the news our creative team Bill and Giles approached the GSA with a spec idea: Why not send bits of the burned building - charred timbers and d...
Tags: London, Advertising, Bill, Glasgow School of Art, Christie, GSA, Giles, Mackintosh Library, Douglas Gordon, JWT London, Garnethill, Simon Starling

Get Ready To Start Seeing Ear Makeup Everywhere

Update: As we suspected, the earlobe craze has stunned on the runways yet again this week, namely at Proenza Schouler. This time it was all about a sunflower yellow and stark white rendition, dotting just a select few models' ears. Great news for all of us adventurous beauty lovers who are sick of jewelry and prefer makeup as the ultimate accessory.This story was originally published on July 6, 2016.Just when we thought we'd run out of facial real estate, Instagram went and found another place ...
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Douglas Gordon Presenting Film on Jonas Mekas in Locarno

Douglas Gordon is premiering a film in Locarno, Switzerland this month at Concorso Cineasti del presente, a work that focuses on the life of Jonas Mekas, with little information offered on the artist’s approach or strategy.  “Although I do not want to reveal any more about this extraordinary project, I can say that Douglas Gordon offers us a truly sensorial […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Locarno, Locarno Switzerland, Jonas Mekas, Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon Film on Avant-Garde Icon Jonas Mekas set for Locarno Fest Preem

ROME — A new film by Scottish video artist Douglas Gordon about American avant-garde pioneer Jonas Mekas will world premiere at the upcoming Locarno Film Festival as the opener of the Swiss fest’s Filmmakers of the Present section. Gordon, who is known in the film world for “Zidane: A Portrait of the 21st Century” and for... Read more »
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Mogwai webchat – post your questions now

Stuart and Dominic from the Scottish post-rock band will be answering your questions in a live webchat from 1pm BST on Wednesday 6 April – post them in the comments below 10.20am BST When they emerged in the mid-90s, Mogwai would create screaming feedback between their guitars and amps, assaulting their audience with sheets of pure noise – as well as taunting a certain Britpop band with their infamous “Blur: Are Shite” T-shirts.A more stately sound has emerged from that early insanity. The S...
Tags: Music, Bbc, Culture, Pop and rock, Mogwai, Stuart, Dominic, Douglas Gordon, Zidane Darren Aronofsky

Kaiju Theater: Godzilla Final Wars

With the new Godzilla film tearing up the screens worldwide, I thought it apropos to revisit the most recent Japanese Godzilla film that preceded this American production. And that film would be 2005's Godzilla Final Wars. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I'm reprinting here a slightly edited version of my original review from 2006 for RevolutionSF. Anyone going into Godzilla: Final Wars expecting the second coming of Destroy All Monsters is going to be disappointed. Despite all the hype about r...
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